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True stories from Walter Brasch, author of"Fracking Pennsylvania". An update from Friends of Earth UK campaigner Helen Rimmer as government makes new "dash for (fracked) gas". With clips from American biologist/activist Sandra Steingraber. Radio Ecoshock 140108 1 hour.
Topics: environment, energy, oil, gas, fracking, hydraulic fracturing, risks, health, impacts
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Plutocrats admit U.S. economy is "Risky Business" during climate change.  Will not be safe to go outside. Cambridge Polar expert Peter Wadhams on Arctic methane burst. New climate song "Too Hot". Radio Ecoshock 140709
Topics: environment, ecology, climate, climate change, global warming, science, health, deaths, business,...
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UK "eco-horror" novelist Joseph D'Lacey living after the Apocalypse. Stanford's Dr. Mary Kang: oil & gas pipes leak methane after shutdown. Scientist Michael Mann's take on "The Newsroom" climate doom. Radio Ecoshock 141210
Topics: environment, ecology, media, fiction, climate, climate change, global warming, collapse, energy,...
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Are we suffering from illusions about alternative energy?  Is the whole "green energy" game just an extention of the fossil fuel industry, dressed up in green clothing? Authors at Google Speech by Ozzie Zehner, author of "Green Illusions"   Radio Ecoshock 141231
Topics: environment, ecology, alternative, energy, solar, wind, electric, cars, climate, climate change,...
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Do we need to break the system to save the climate? Permaculture co-founder David Holmgren says "yes", in rare radio interview. Then Nicole Foss replies. Plus Alex's climate music.  Radio Ecoshock 140205 http://www.ecoshock.org/
Topics: environment, economy, climate, climate change, global warming, emissions, permaculture, energy,...
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From Berlin, top enviro journalist  Christian Schwagerl  on his controversial new book "The Anthropocene: The Human Era and How It Shapes Our Planet". Then two eco-feminists,  Charlene Spratnak  and  Susan Griffin  on "Techno-Utopianism and the Fate of The Earth". Radio Ecoshock 141126
Topics: environment, ecology, radio, climate
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Despite recent rains, California's reservoirs are near empty, snow-pack light, and groundwater depleted. Four experts on a drought that really started in 2006, impacts on economy, food, farming, and nature. Guests  Dr. Peter Gleick, Dr. Jay Famiglietti, David Schroeder, Dr. Reagan Waskom.  Radio Ecoshock 140305 1 hour.
Topics: environment, ecology, drought, California, weather, climate, climate change, global warming,...
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Retired ecology Professor Guy McPherson says extreme climate change will wipe out humans before 2050.  Psychologist Carolyn Baker says grieve now for lost future. Environmental Horticulturist Kim Eierman on eco-beneficial home planting. Radio Ecoshock 140910
Topics: environment, ecology, science, climate, climate change, global warming, extinction, psychology
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Famous anti-nuclear activist Dr. Helen Caldicott warns nuclear extinction still looms - a threat as great as climate change.  Then author David Bollier explains the new Commons on the ground and in cyber-space.  Radio Ecoshock 150211
Topics: environment, ecology, nuclear, weapons, risk, arms, disarmament, radio, Ecoshock
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 In "best of" Radio Ecoshock interviews, Dr. Tim Garrett says civilization must collapse to avert devastating climate change. Dr. Peter Ward says Nature may not have friendly plans for us. Radio Ecoshock 140716
Topics: climate, climate change, environment, ecology, global warming, science, collapse, impacts,...
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Super-scientist Mark Jacobson from Stanford explains soot-causing warming + a way to run the world on clean energy by 2030.  We visit an Ultra-Mega coal power plant in India. Manzoor Qadir on the farm soil loss larger than France since 1990.  Radio Ecoshock 141105
Topics: environment, ecology, radio, Ecoshock, global warming, climate change, climate, alternative,...
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Four voices: Steve Sherwood's breakthrough science shows world heading over climate cliff; Arnie Gundersen on fake alarm over California beaches; Bruce Laurie on toxic chemicals and detox; energy expert Daniel Kammen says suburbs killing climate. Radio Ecoshock 140115 1 hour
Topics: environment, climate, climate change, global warming, science, nuclear, accidents, Fukushima,...
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A report from the World Meteorological Organization tallies the big weather hits in 2013.  Is it rampant climate change? Norway decides how to spend almost a trillion petrodollars, and Indian solar loses out. Plus direct from Yokohama Japan, the IPCC press conference promising we can somehow "manage" climate change, a food crisis, and maybe the sixth great mass extinction.  Science and hopium on Radio Ecoshock 140409 1 hour
Topics: environment, climate, climate change, global warming, alternative energy, energy, solar, weather,...
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Dr. Michael Jennings says Earth's climate is already beyond the worst scenarios. Could a new Dark Age save us? Dr. Sing C. Chew says we are due. Edutainment for troubled times.  Radio Ecoshock 140319 1 hour
Topics: environment, climate, climate change, global warming, ecology, economy, collapse
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Alex covers extreme weather of the great climate disruption that will rule our lives.  Then author/activist Deborah Frieze on book & movement to "Walk Out, Walk On", and Dr. Jochen Hinkel on huge cost of rising seas. Radio Ecoshock 140219 1 hour http://www.ecoshock.org/
Topics: environment, climate, climate change, global warming, extreme, weather, heat, rain, science,...
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Author Richard Heinberg on geopolitics, finance and environment of the slow crash. Global Crossing co-founder and Green Festivals President Kevin Danaher on transition to green economy. Unicyclist for climate awareness Joseph Boutelier.  Radio Ecoshock 140507 1 hour.
Topics: environment, energy, ecology, oil, gas, transition, climate, climate change, global warming,...
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The case against going extinct soon due to extreme climate change & human impacts. Science journalist Scott K. Johnson and counter-culture podcaster KMO.  Radio Ecoshock 140917
Topics: environment, ecology, climate, climate change, global warming, extinction, species, risk, science
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On 3rd anniversary of Fukushima, two authors report American reactors are unsafe at any speed.  Shocking risk. Plus audio from March 2 XL Pipeline dissent protest in D.C. & letter from youth, via Bobby Wengronowitz.  Radio Ecoshock 140312 1 hour.
Topics: environment, nuclear, nuclear power, reactors, safety, accidents, Fukushima, U.S., risk, climate,...
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Bojana Bajzelj of Cambridge finds raising food for 9 billion will take all our carbon emissions. Benjamin Blonder tells us how the current plant world was shaped by the last big meteorite hit. Eelco Rohling: sea level rose 5 meters (16 ft) in the last big warming melt. Radio Ecoshock 141015
Topics: environment, science, ecology, climate, climate change, glaciers, melting, meteorites, space, sea...
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David Collings , book our "Stolen Future and Broken Present".  From Sweden, forest expert  Martin Persson  says tropical deforestation is still stripping the planet - for us, for consumers in rich countries.  Finnish intellectual  Olli Tammilehto  asks can we can survive a system which rewards the rich with a license to commit ecocide? Radio Ecoshock 141112
Topics: environment, ecology, climate, science
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Super scientist Kevin Trenberth on why oceans now hottest in recorded history, why that can make Europe colder. Stephen Leahy: we bankrupt water supplies with consumer purchases. Rob Aldrich on a generation with Nature Deficit Disorder.  Radio Ecoshock 141203
Topics: environment, ecology, science, weather, climate, climate change, global, warming, water, health
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Deep thinker Frank Rotering introduces his desperate new strategy to split the rich and plunge the world economy into steep contraction.  Then Gail Zawacki savages what's left, while she campaigns against the unknown threat of ozone smog.  It's a panorama of inner conversations in twisted times. Radio Ecoshock 141022
Topics: environment, ecology, economy, climate change, global warming, forests, ozone, air, pollution
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The amount of carbon we can burn and still have a safe climate is zero. One Australian calls it Code Red, time for emergency action. Plus new science on why New York City will flood again and again. Guests David Spratt and Dr. Stefan Talke, plus special on gardening in extreme heat with Marjory Wildcraft. Radio Ecoshock 140611 1 hour http://www.ecoshock.org/
Topics: environment, ecology, science, climate, climate change, global warming, emissions, carbon, radio,...
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A journey to the "Ecoreality" post-peak-oil community, with UBC Campus Radio. Plus rap star Baba Brinkman's new album "The Rap Guide to Wilderness". Radio Ecoshock 141224
Topics: environment, science, ecology, community, media, music, peak oil, energy, radio, Ecoshock
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Disturbing climate news from high Arctic with Paul Beckwith. Handling eco-anxiety with Susie Burke of Australian Psychological Society. Radio Ecoshock 140903 kicks off new fall season.
Topics: environment, ecology, climate, climate change, global warming, science, Arctic, methane, carbon,...
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"Population Bomb" author and Stanford Prof. Paul R. Ehrlich and film-maker, activist Michael Charles Tobias on hope in the midst of danger.  Stand-up comedian & economist Yoram Bauman on climate humor.  Radio Ecoshock 140604 1 hour. http://www.ecoshock.org/
Topics: environment, economy, ecology, radio, population, hope, media, book, film, comedy, climate, climate...
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Extreme heat in Australia: vision of coming world, Cam Walker FOE. Extreme rains from atmospheric rivers, scientist David Lavers. Population bomb ticking with Alan Weisman, author of "Countdown, Our Last Best Hope for a Future". Radio Ecoshock 140122 1 hour.
Topics: environment, climate, climate change, global warming, science, extreme, rainfall, heat, Australia,...
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"Limits to Growth" re-emerges in new paper "Is Global Collapse Immanent" by Australian academic Graham M. Turner. Linda Doman from US Energy Information Administration tells us the world will burn 30% more oil and gas in 2040. Marc_Andre Parisien from the Canadian Forest Service tells us about record mega-fires in the Canadian far north.  Radio Ecoshock 140924
Topics: environment, ecology, climate, climate change, global warming, science, economy, crash, collapse,...
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52% of wildlife lost since 1970. Cost of climate change forum with Treasury Secretaries  Robert Rubin  and  Jack Lew . Update on climate march and results. Plus climate poetry and new song by  Neil Young . Radio Ecoshock 141008 
Topics: environment, science, climate, climate change, global warming, wildlife, finance, protest, news,...
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Author, professor, and journalist Walter Brasch reports from Pennsylvania.  UK energy activist Helen Rimmer explains the rabid government push for fracking, and the coming wave of misery for Great Britain.  We open and close with fracking wisdom from American biologist and activist Sandra Steingraber.
Topics: environment, energy, gas, fracking, hydraulic fracturing, U.S., UK, Europe, protests, activism,...
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A new green biography of eco-billionaire Ted Turner, with author  Todd Wilkinson.   Kathleen Dean Moore  offers a medicine for green despair. Writer and owl biologist  Tim Fox  sees humans as the unstoppable flood. Radio Ecoshock 141119
Topics: environment, ecology, climate, species, radio
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Witnessing plot of climate denial in Bush Whitehouse; how the 1% control us; climate fiction "cli fi" new and old; why predictions of the cost of stopping climate change are ridiculous. Radio Ecoshock 140423 1 hour.
Topics: environment, climate, climate change, global warming, ecology, literature, fiction, science, radio,...
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Author of "American Exodus" Giles Slade sees humans joining plants & animals in migration toward Poles. Paul Beckwith on alarming new Arctic melt science from NASA. Dr. Nathan Beckwith on gas leaks in Boston and Washington D.C. Radio Ecoshock 140226 1 hour http://www.ecoshock.org
Topics: environment, climate, climate change, global warming, Arctic, sea, ice, migration, refugees,...
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Coastal cities at risk. New science direct from NASA. Plus eminent climate scientist Kevin Trenberth predicts strong El Nino impacts on world weather.  Radio Ecoshock 140521
Topics: environment, ecology, climate, climate change, global warming, science, NASA, Antarctica, El Nino,...
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Microbiologist Dr. Yuri Gorbi warns fracking brings up buried life forms. Film-maker Kip Anderson's "Cowspiracy" asks why big green groups are afraid to tackle the biggest single cause of global warming: the meat industry.  Radio Ecoshock 150528
Topics: environment, ecology, energy, fracking, hydraulic, fracturing, risks, health, microbiology,...
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Dr. Bill Miller, author of "The Microcosm Within" on climate & new diseases. From Wales, Lloyd Jones' new "cli-fi" work, and "Victory Gardens" Vancouver co-founder Lisa Giroday on urban farming.  Radio Ecoshock 140625 1 hour http://www.ecoshock.org/
Topics: environment, ecology, climate, climate change, global warming, health, diseases, science, fiction,...
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We use the magic of radio to fly around to garden roof tops in Brooklyn USA, a permaculture fruit farm in Quebec, and small acres restored in Nottingham UK.  Guests Anastasia Cole Plakias, Olivier Asselin, Rob Carlyle. Radio Ecoshock 140530 1 hour.
Topics: environment, food, production, permaculture, gardening, organic, radio, Ecoshock
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Would you believe everything from food to power to gasoline could disappear in just a matter of weeks? From Ireland, David Korowicz explains how.  Radio Ecoshock 140402 1 hour
Topics: environment, ecology, economy, energy, peak oil, food, population, crisis, collapse, disease, risk
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A study funded by a founder of fracking finds the natural gas industry is still bleeding tons of methane into our atmosphere.  The top body for American Scientists warns we must act now to prevent climate catastrophe.  And an international team confirms the world food supply will be hit hard in a changing climate. Radio Ecoshock 140326 1 hour.
Topics: environment, climate, climate change, global warming, food, agriculture, methane, gas, energy,...
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Nuclear expert Arnie Gundersen: Fukushima continues to irradiate the Pacific.  Plume reaching West Coast. Where is next American Fukushima? Diablo Canyon in California? Then Naomi Klein's new vision "This Changes Everything".
Topics: environment, ecology, radio, Ecoshock, nuclear, reactor, safety, Fukushima, Japan, accidents,...
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Top scientists plead with US government to stop minimizing methane with out-dated measurement, with  Mickey Moritz .  Mark Shapiro  on his new book "Carbon Shock".  Andrew Beath  on a new creation story - based on reality. Radio Ecoshock 140924 
Topics: environment, ecology, climate, climate change, global warming, science, radio, Ecoshock, methane,...
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Coping with extreme climate heat. Carbon farming with Courtney White, socially responsible investing with NYC advisor Louis Berger, plus tips for staying alive, and keeping the garden alive, during extended heat.  Radio Ecoshock 140618 1 hour. http://www.ecoshock.org/
Topics: environment, ecology, climate, climate change, global warming, investment, soil, carbon, solutions,...
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Sandy, climate & coming superstorms: Kathryn Miles & Dr. Adam Sobel. Plus new science says our carbon hits in 10 years, not a generation later.  Dr. Katharine Ricke. Radio Ecoshock 141217 http://www.ecoshock.org/
Topics: ecology, environment, science, weather, storms, hurricanes, Sandy, climate, change, global,...
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American NRC rushing through scheme for radioactive waste against public protest. Kevin Kamps of Beyond Nuclear is there. Britain builds huge stockpile of plutonium with no plan - plus terrorist risks.
Topics: environment, ecology, nuclear, power, waste, plutonium, uranium, risk, plans, U.S., UK, NRC, storage
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Are Christian fundamentalists derailing climate action? Rev Michael Dowd. Then new report from UNEP shows alternative energy strong but slightly down in 2013. Radio Ecoshock 140416
Topics: environment, ecology, religion, Christian, climate, climate change, global warming, denial, energy,...
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Will the Pacific ocean change-up called El Nino startle the world? The latest update from NOAA, plus two scientific experts. It's not what you think. Ends with backyard farmer Luke Kimmel and his green bag of tips. Mike Halpert, Dr. Shayne McGregor, Luke Kimmel.  Radio Ecoshock 140514 
Topics: environment, weather, climate, climate change, global warming, El Nino, ocean, heating, storms,...
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Thomas Peterson from World Meteorological Assoc. and NOAA on science of extreme weather events hitting us. Jonathan Bates, co-author of "Paradise Lot" on permaculture on a small lot in New England.  Radio Ecoshock 140212 1 hour.
Topics: environment, climate, climate change, global warming, science, extreme, weather, rainfall,...
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What America believes about global warming, with Edward Maibach of George Mason U.   Alex Smith on global threats with John Betz, KOPN radio. New climate song from 70's hit-maker Bunny Sigler. Radio Ecoshock 140702
Topics: environment, science, ecology, climate, climate change, global warming, radio
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From The Farm in Tennessee, alternative guru Albert Bates rates responses to predictions of doom. Film-maker Anne Macksoud on new movie "The Wisdom to Survive" Plus musical activist Rachelle Van Zanten Radio Ecoshock 140129 1 hour.
Topics: environment, economy, crash, depression, climate, climate change, global warming, emissions,...